Located in the state of Louisiana, New Orleans is the largest city and metropolitan area of the state, as well as one of the United States’ biggest ports. The city was named after the well-known Duke of Orleans, and it is famous all around the world for its distinct and unique architectural style that encompasses French and Spanish elements.
New Orleans is known to be the place where Voodoo was introduced into the US. Spooky! One of the most prominent figures of New Orleans was Marie Laveau, an oracle who performed numerous exorcisms and voodoo rituals and who became widely known as the Voodoo Queen back in the 1800s.